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Calendar muddle

This resource gives ideas on how to talk about the calendar and when events happen. It gives examples of sentence starters, activities, vocabulary and connections to other areas of mathematics and everyday life.

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Year level(s) Foundation, Year 1
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Content knowledge, Parent friendly research, Parent guide to maths
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning
Keywords calendar, day, week, event, when, before, after, timetable

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Measurement, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Time
AC: Mathematics content descriptions

Compare and order duration of events using everyday language of time


Connect days of the week to familiar events and actions

ACMMG021 Describe duration using months, weeks, days and hours
National numeracy learning progression Measuring time - MeT1

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